Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

The following industries employ Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food ,  SOC Code  35-3021  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Short-term on-the-job training  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2012 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 215,300 282,100 66,800
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 23,000 26,500 3,500
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 20,100 21,300 1,200
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 5,600 6,500 900
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 3,900 4,600 700
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 2,800 3,000 200
Other General Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 452900 ) 2,300 3,400 1,100
Gasoline Stations   (NAICS 447100 ) 1,500 1,900 400
Department Stores   (NAICS 452100 ) 1,300 1,400 100
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 900 1,000 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 800 1,200 400
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 700 800 100
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 600 600 0
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 600 800 200
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 500 500 0
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 500 700 200
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores   (NAICS 445300 ) 300 300 0
Furniture Stores   (NAICS 442100 ) 300 300 0
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 200 300 100
Book, Periodical, and Music Stores   (NAICS 451200 ) 200 100 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 100 100 0
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 100 100 0
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 100 200 100

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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